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European Jewish Future - The Jerusalem Post

After time spent progressing through the painful experience of Polish Jewish history – endless ghettos, death camps and mass-graves – we arrived in the more hospitable environment of Italy. The very scope of the slaughter that took place on Polish soil ...and more »

Jewish visitors to Temple Mount jump 15% this year - The Jerusalem Post

Last week, several dozen prominent national-religious rabbis called on Jews to visit the Temple Mount “to strengthen our hold on this holy place." 4 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Jewish visitors to Temple Mount jump 15% this year ...and more »

Record 1200 Jews visit Mount on Tisha Be'av - The Jerusalem Post

More than 1,200 Jews visited the Temple Mount on Tuesday morning in commemoration of the destruction of the ancient Temples in Jerusalem on the fast of Tisha Be'av, activist groups said. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Record 1,200 Jews visit ...and more »

Surge in Temple Mount visits is Jewish answer to site's crisis - The Jerusalem Post

A Jewish worshipper prays in front of an entrance to the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, on Tisha B'Av, a day of fasting and lament, in Jerusalem's Old City August 1, 2017. . (photo credit: REUTERS/AMIR COHEN ...and more »

Western Wall must not become symbol of Jewish divisiveness, says Rivlin - The Jerusalem Post

Differences set aside in search for common values at annual Tisha Be'av study session. 4 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Western Wall. The Western Wall in Jerusalem. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST). The Western ...and more »

Yoav Schaefer and Jacob Samuel Abolafia - Tablet Magazine

Tisha B'Av, the fast day that commemorates the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE, comes this year at a particularly fraught moment for the Jewish people. The only surviving architectural element of the Temple, its western restraining wall, has become ...and more »

The Walk of Tisha b'Av: A Tikkun to the Government's Capitulation to Terror - The Jewish Press -

Despite Arab threats “to stop the march”, the police approved the traditional walk around the walls of Jerusalem on the eve of Tisha B'Av. “When we will be on the Temple Mount with the Israeli flag, real peace will come because then they will ...and more »

Before Tisha Be'Av, rabbis urge end to narrow sectoral interests - The Jerusalem Post

“You can't look at the big picture if you're hating each other. You can win small victories, make some financial gains, but we're losing the holiness of why we're here while we do so.” 4 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Rabbi Michael ...and more »

Tisha Be'av lessons - The Jerusalem Post mobile website

During the long centuries of exile, Tisha Be'av's focus was loss. Jewish communities throughout the Diaspora were united on this day in mourning the end of Jewish sovereignty. With the return of Jews to their land, the central message of the day should ...and more »

The Jew's Lament - First Things

The Jews' saddest day is the Ninth of Av, which this year is Tuesday. During a fast as long and stringent as Yom Kippur, the children of Israel chant dirges mourning their alienation from God. Study of sacred texts, excepting certain theodicical and ...and more »